What are the instructions for a vote by mail ballot (early or absentee)?

All mail in ballots include the following:

  • Instructions for filling out the ballot.  Please use black or blue ink to assure that the vote tabulator will read the the ballot. Do not use red ink or pencil 
  • The ballot
  • An inner envelope which says either "ABSENTEE BALLOT ENVELOPE" or "EARLY BALLOT ENVELOPE" (yellow color)-- THIS MUST BE SIGNED.  (If it is not signed it will be rejected and not counted)
  • A white postage pre-paid envelope to return the ballot by mail if you want or need to mail it back
  • Ballots may also be dropped off at Town Hall.  There will be a ballot drop box at the front of the building.

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1. How can I vote during the November 3, 2020 Presidential Election?
2. Who can vote by mail?
3. What are the instructions for a vote by mail ballot (early or absentee)?
4. Who is eligible to vote in the November 3, 2020 Presidential Election?
5. How do I know if I am registered to vote?
6. How do I register to vote?
7. Do I need identification to register to vote?
8. I moved and changed my address at the Post Office does my voter registration transfer to my new community or my new address within Natick?
9. I recently moved and missed the voter registration deadline, may I vote at my previous polling location?
10. What hours are the polls open on Election day?
11. I registered to vote at the Registry of Motor Vehicles but did not receive a confirmation notice from the Town of Natick, what should I do?
12. What candidates and ballot questions are on the ballot for this election?
13. Do I need to show ID at the polls?
14. How do I find out where I vote?
15. My last residence is Natick and I am on active military duty, how can I vote?
16. I am a US citizen but live outside the continental United States, how can I vote?